Round 1 recipients for Knowledge Transfer Partnerships program
Twenty-two businesses, in partnership with six universities across Queensland, will share in a total of $1.16 million. The funding will enable these small and medium sized enterprises to bring on a university graduate to assist with an innovative project designed to grow their business.
|Recipient||Knowledge Based Partner||Amount||Project Summary|
|Bioproton||UQ||$47,960||Develop a new process to remove dags from feedlot cattle.|
|Ellume||UQ||$50,000||Develop an innovative ultra-sensitive test to help diagnose respiratory syncytial virus – one of the most common causes of childhood lung infections.|
|Tanda||QUT||$43,333||Assess and communicate the benefits of the company’s online employee management system in order to access new markets and seek future growth partnerships.|
|Evolving Machine Intelligence||UQ||$48,527||Use a new machine-intelligent technology to build and demonstrate a modelling tool for aviation engines, to reduce engine maintenance costs and risks significantly.|
|Mackay GP Superclinic||Central Queensland University||$50,000||Develop an online program to allow clinical patients to enter their details on their smartphone or device beforehand, saving staff and patient time.|
|GSL: A Good Start to Life||JCU||$43,001||Develop online customer engagement and tools for young people affected by disability or mental health disorders.|
|Hear and Say||QUT||$49,667||
Create a next-generation prosthetic ear for children with microtia using advanced 3D computer modelling and printing technology.
|ImmersaView||QUT||$44,267||Improve existing immersive display software products to enable the company to compete for larger, more complex contracts.|
|Music Broadcasting Society of Queensland||UQ||$24,960||Expand the Silver Memories radio service in Queensland aged care facilities, for the benefit of people living with dementia.|
|Natura Pacific||Griffith University||$22,550||Create an educational app that will promote the use of native plant species and help reduce the spread of weeds in local ecosystems.|
|RedEye Apps||QUT||$37,333||Design and develop the second version of the company’s engineering drawing and data management app, allowing clients to manage data and complete work orders on the go in a central cloud-based location via a Big Data solution.|
|Statcom Solutions||QUT||$50,000||Using new battery technology to create an energy storage system to provide power quality support on utility low voltage networks.|
|Taylor Willis Town Planners||Bond University||$41,021||Identify a range of efficient, cost-effective residential development housing products for 405 square metre lots, contributing to the creation of liveable communities.|
|EduCorp (The Education Corporation) The Corporations Professional Ecosystem Pty Ltd||QUT||$34,073||Create an online professional ecosystem by developing an innovative website for educators.|
|Nitestar Security Group||QUT||$49,332||Expand the company’s use of drone technology and research into new commercial services.|
|Airtime Holdings Pty Ltd||Griffith University||$37,000||Undertake research and develop online calculators to reduce carbon emissions in high-rise buildings.|
|Hear Check||UQ||$33,074||Develop an innovative audiology service accessible to rural and remote patients using telemedicine/telehealth techniques.|
|Townsville Engineering Industries||JCU||$50,000||Develop low cost wireless sensors to monitor equipment and reduce downtime, primarily in the mining and sugar industries.|
|Truii||QUT||$48,000||Develop user-friendly charting and mapping functionality for the truii.com online data platform.|
|Working Mouse||UQ||$50,000||Move the company’s model-driven engineering approach to software development to a cloud-based platform, enabling customers to create and maintain their own software-as-a-service applications .
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|YFS||Griffith University||$36,000||Develop and evaluate a youth engagement model and upskill young people in digital mediums to become agents of change and help prevent domestic violence.|